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Yearly Jams and Workshops

© John Barrett 2010

In addition to our weekly jams, Contact Improv Boston usually sponsors several annual events:  May Jam, Fall Jam, and a winter teaching event that varies in scope. 


31st Annual May Jam
May 24-26, Cambridge, MA
More info soon


Winter Workshop,  March 9-10, 2024
Paul Singh: Losing and Finding: Studies in Play (Intermediate Level)

Looping Sax Meets CIJanuary 20, 2024
Stan Strickland: Live Music/Dance Improv Night

Live Cello/CI Jam 2023, October 14
Stephen Katz

Fall Full-day Workshop 2023, October 14
Neige Christenson - Finding Your Inner Compass

30th Annual May Jam 2023, May 26-28
Bradley Teal Ellis, Artist-in-Residence

Winter Workshop 2023, with Chris aiken and Angie Hauser
March 4-5, 2023
(Requiring at least Advanced beginner skill level)

Fall Jam and Workshop, w/ Jacob Regan and Jenn Passios
October 8-9, 2022

May Jam Workshop, w/ Funda Gul and Gabi Revlock
May 28-29, 2022

Fall Jam 2019, w/ Alyssa Lynes as Artist-in-Residence
October 25-27, 2019

Fall Fundamentals 2019, Saturday workshops
October 5th, Stephanie Turner and
November 2nd, Liz Roncka  

28th Annual May Jam, May 24-27, 2019
Daniel Bear Davis as Artist-in-residence.  Stan Strickland for Saturday night music.
Aqua Jam after-party.  Thank you Artemis.

Winter Weekend Workshop, Intermediate/Advanced w/ Andrew Harwood
Emptying, Landing, Soaring
Spring Weekend Workshop, 2019
March 8-10, 2019 - Andrew Harwood

Fall/Winter Saturday Class Series, 2018
November 10, 2018 Daniel Davis
December 1, 2018 - Moti Zemelman

Fall Jam 2018 Patrick Crowley, Artist in Residence. Saturday party at Derek's

27th Annual May Jam, May 25-27, 2018
Moti Zemelman as Artist-in-residence.  Stan Strickland for Saturday night music.

Intermediate/Advanced Workshop with Chris Aiken
Degrees of Freedom - March 23-25, 2018

At Choice and Creativity - January 27th, 2018 Alyssa Lynes one-day workshop 

Fall 2017, Fundamentals Workshop Series
Brando September 23rd
Neige October 14th
Olivier November 4th

May Jam, 2017 - May 26-28, 2017  Headlining Rachel Schwartz and Stephen Katz

Intermediate/Advanced Weekend workshop w/ Scott Wells - March 31-April 2, 2017

Winter Fundamentals One-day workshop with Brando, January 14th

Fall One-day Workshop, 2016 with Alyssa Lynes - November 12, 2016

Fall Jam, 2016 with A-I-R Bradley Teal Ellis - October 8-9, 2016

Global Underscore, 2016 - June 19, 2016
Boston participates in worldwide event

25th Anual May Jam, Jeff Bliss as A-I-R    May 27-29, 2016

Basics with Patrick Crowley - February 13, 2016

Intermediate/Advanced with Kirstie Simson - March 11-13, 2016

   (event co-produced with ElectricFishStudio.com)

Fall Jam and Workshop with Paul Singh - Oct 9-11,2015

24th Annual May Jam with Kristen Horrigan- May 22-24, 2015

Winter Workshop with Martin Keogh, February 20-22, 2015

Fall Jam and Workshop with Chris Aiken, October 10-12, 2014

Global Underscore: June 22, 2014

23rd Annual May Jam: Non-stop Jamming, May 23-25, 2014
PLUS Monday Class, May 26    
⇒ Both with Tim O'Donnell

Winter Workshop: February 21-23, 2014
The Art and Sport of Contact Improvisation with Ray Chung

Fall Jam/Workshop: Oct 11-13, 2013  Jamming & classes, Tim O'Donnell and Patrick Crowley, also Saturday Contact Jam with music by Richard Kim.

22nd Annual May Jam, May 24-26, 2013
Followed by a Full-day Workshop with Karen Nelson, May 27

The Art of Listening with Kirstie Simson - February 10-12, 2012